2 Mark - Carl XI 2nd shield

2 Mark - Carl XI (2nd shield) -  obverse2 Mark - Carl XI (2nd shield) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer City of Reval (Swedish Estonia)
King Charles XI (1660-1697)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1664
Value 2 Mark (2)
Currency Mark (1561-1710)
Composition Silver
Weight 10.08 g
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 138635
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Fed# 256,
Dmitry Yakovlevich Fedorov; 1966. Монеты Прибалтики XIII-XVIII столетий : Coin Identifier = Coins of the Baltic States of 17th - 18th centuries / Определитель монет. Valgus, Tallin, Estonia.
KM# 14,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
SS# 6408
Marina Petrovna Sotnikova, Ivan Georgievič Spasskij; 1983. Тысячелетие древнейших монет России : сводный каталог русских монет X-XI веков = Millennium of the Oldest Coins of Russia : A Catalog of Russian Coins of the 10th-11th Centuries. Iskusstvo, Saint Petersburg, Soviet Union.

Obverse

Laureate bust facing left surrounded by legend.

Lettering: CAROLVS · D : G : SVE : GOTH : WAN : Q : REX : ET : PR : HÆ :

Translation:
Carolus Dei Gratia Sveciae Gothorum Vandalorumque Rex et Princeps Hereditarius
Carl, with God's grace, King and hereditary prince of Sweden, the Goths, and the Wends

Reverse

Three stacked lions in crowned shield separating value and surrounded by legend.

Lettering:
MONETA · NOVA · AR GE : CIV : REVAL · 1664
2 - M

Translation:
Moneta Nova Argentea Civitatis Revaliensis
New silver coin of the city of Reval

Edge

Smooth.

Mint

Reval, modern-day Tallinn, Estonia

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1664  Inner ring around portrait
1664  No inner ring around portrait

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